Nassau William Senior,
Political Economy (1850 ed.) 
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Table of Contents:
NATURE OF WEALTH.
Constituents of Wealth.
Objections to the Definition of Wealth Considered.
STATEMENT OF THE FOUR ELEMENTARY PROPOSITIONS OF THE SCIENCE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.
Development of the First Elementary Proposition of the Science, namely, that on
The General Desire for Wealth.
Development of the Second Elementary Proposition of the Science, namely, that on
The Causes which Limit Population.
Development of the Third Elementary Proposition of the Science, namely,—
Instruments of Production.
Capital may again be divided, according to the purposes to which it is applicable, into Reproductive, Simply Productive, and Unproductive.
Statement of Advantages derived from the Use of Capital.
Development of the Fourth Elementary Proposition of the Science, namely,
DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
Society divided into Three Classes—Labourers, Capitalists, and Proprietors of Natural Agents.
Relative Proportions of Rent, Profit, and Wages.
Causes on which the Proportionate Amount of Rent depends.
Proportionate Amounts of Profit and Wages.
Proximate Cause deciding the Rate of Wages.
Causes on which the Extent of the Fund for the Maintenance of Labour Depends.
Causes which Divert Labour from the Production of Commodities for the use of Labouring Families.
I. Rent. II. Taxation. III. Profit.
Variations of the Amount of Wages and the Rate of Profits in different Employments of Labour and Capital.
Inequalities in Wages and Profits occasioned by the difficulty of transferring Capital and Labour from one Employment to another.
Difficulty of Transferring Labour and Capital from one Country to Another.